Fly for Less: Help Us Celebrate StudentUniverse’s 15th Birthday!

May 30th is our birthday here at StudentUniverse! As part of the celebration, four of our airline partners have given us birthday gifts to pass along to YOU, our guests, who have made the last 15 years so great. Help us celebrate all these years of wonderful service by taking advantage of huge discounts and entering to win big. Read More

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Semester at Sea: The Pros and Cons

Semester at Sea is arguably the most comprehensive study abroad program available to students today. The nonstop travel from country to country and constant exposure to new cultures is both daunting and exhilarating. Whether you’re already a seasoned traveler or have never ventured outside of the United States, this program is guaranteed to test your limits and leave you more competent and confident than you were before. That being said, the program certainly comes with its ups and downs, and I’ve put together a list of the pros and cons of Semester at Sea: Read More

What to Read on Your Summer Adventure, By Trip Type

As you get ready for your summer adventure, one of the big questions is always how to pass time on a flight, train or bus ride. Often, what book to download (or purchase) is one of the last things we think of while packing.

Don’t worry, we have compiled the top reads for your upcoming adventure. Whether you’re into fiction or nonfiction, mystery, memoirs or beyond, we have books to appeal to bookworms, or casual beach readers (with links for easy purchase, of course). We’ve even organized the top reads by trip type, so whether your next trip is backpacking, a beach getaway, adventure travel, a road trip or study abroad experience, you can find inspiration here. Read More

How to backpack Europe: Jetsetting on a Budget

Backpacking through Europe has its advantages: the ability to travel light, to travel to a number of different destinations, and most importantly, to travel on a budget. However inexpensive, traveling by train or bus can burn up a lot of your precious travel time. So, what if we told you how to backpack Europe by flying from Point A to Point B, saving hours of travel, and not spending a penny more while doing it? Well we’ve found a way. This summer, jetset to five European countries all for less than the price of one round-trip ticket. Read More

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Must See US National Parks

Sometimes it is easy to forget how much natural beauty exists in the US. Where are the best places to admire this beauty, you ask? Our National Parks are a great place to start. We’ve put together a list of seven must see US National Parks. Get out there and explore our country’s landscape, wildlife and nature at its best. Read More

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Where do Study Abroad Students Spend Their Weekends?

Many college students make the decision to go abroad, oftentimes choosing programs in popular destinations throughout Europe. And what’s better than studying in Europe? You have the option to spend a weekend in another country or city, just a quick train or plane ride away. Read More

Best Backpacking Trips – Top 6 Routes

Backpacking has become increasingly popular among young travelers, and for good reason. It gives you the freedom to visit a handful of countries in a short amount of time, it encourages light packing (say goodbye to lugging around that roller bag), and it’s sure to land you in some amazing places that you might not have seen otherwise. And on top of all that, backpacking is one of the most inexpensive ways to see the world. Read More

Top Sexiest Colleges in America

We can all agree that someone’s sex appeal goes beyond a flat 1-10 rating. There are a number of factors that determine an individual’s level of “sexiness,” for example: intelligence, charm, manners and lifestyle, and we’ve taken these and more into consideration in determining the top five sexiest colleges in America: Read More